US Popularity:27571
Meaning:My grandmother; Daughter of the moon
If you feel like baby has an old yet familiar soul, you might consider the beautiful Native American name Nokomis. It is believed to mean "my grandmother" and comes from traditional Ojibwe stories as the name of Nanabozho's grandmother. Nanabozho is a spirit, cultural hero, and trickster figure in traditional storytelling, particularly among the Ojibwe people. Nokomis was also the name of Hiawatha's grandmother in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem The Song of Hiawatha. Nokomis is also believed to mean "daughter of the moon," helping to always light the way for baby even in the darkest of nights.

Nokomis Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Nokomis is currently #27571 in U.S. births
Girl:Nokomis is currently #12961 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 1305
from 2001
In comparison to the previous year's data
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